Here's our pick to win Best Contemporary R&B Album
SURVEY SAYS ''Easy: Ashanti. Everybody thought she'd be up for Record of the Year. This award she gets.'' After all, her not-exactly-stiff competition includes two high-profile flops (Brandy and Evans) and a couple of fringe favorites (Floetry and Ndegeocello). ''When people are voting in unfamiliar categories, they pick names that are familiar. Ashanti and the Murder Inc. squad are certainly well known.''